Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) has secured another victory for the 2 Bcf/d Permian Highway Pipeline (PHP) cutting across the Hill Country of Texas after a U.S. District Court last week denied a preliminary injunction filed by opponents.
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Attorneys for the federal government have appealed last week’s ruling by a federal judge in Wyoming that the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) does not have the authority to enforce a rule governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on public and tribal lands.
A North Dakota federal district judge on Friday limited to 13 states an injunction he approved late last month against the Obama administration’s proposed expansion of the scope of the federal Clean Water Act.
The Obama administration’s proposed expansion of the scope of the federal Clean Water Act went into effect last Friday in the 37 states not covered by a North Dakota federal district judge’s preliminary injunction against the regulation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indicated.
Oil and natural gas activity in a contentious part of the Mancos Shale can continue, a federal district judge in New Mexico decreed Friday in rejecting an injunction request from Navajo and environmental group attorneys for tribal and federal-managed lands near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park.
BP plc may be spared from paying hundreds of millions in compensation payments related to the 2010 Macondo well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico following an appeals court ruling late Monday.
A judge in New Brunswick has granted Southwestern Energy Co. (SWN) a two-week extension to an injunction designed to keep anti-shale protesters away while the company wraps up seismic testing in the province.
Several environmental groups and citizens are suing the Village of Painted Post in Steuben County, NY, over a contract to sell some of its water supplies to a unit of Royal Dutch Shell plc for its Marcellus Shale natural gas operations in Tioga County, PA.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) is skeptical of information pipeline operators have submitted to comply with a new state registry, the chairman of the agency told a Pittsburgh audience Friday.
BP plc said it remains committed to finding a way to resolve differences with its Russian partners after an arbitration tribunal Thursday extended an injunction of a historic stock swap and alliance with OAO Rosneft.